The World’s Coolest Offices…

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Three years after its completion the bastard store is doing very well… According to Architizer and Inc. the project is infact the first runner up in the  ‘World’s Coolest offices’ of year 2011 ranking. Find out more here and there.

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2 mini-lectures in 30 minutes

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

In the next few days Lorenzo Bini will participate in 2 collective talks with several other designers, 2 mini-lectures for a total of 30 minutes! The first  event is called ‘Alquimia’ and is going to take place at  studioBANANA in Calle Platano 14, Madrid, on the 20th of May at 18:00. The second date, which is called ‘Auto che? Autocostruzione!’ has been organized by Paolo Mestriner and will take place in Milan  at 10:00 on the 26th of May, Politecnico, classroom Y1.

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The Store on the Movie

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Last week we went to a small gathering at the bastard store here in Milan. The Launch Party #29 has been perhaps the biggest edition of a recurring event that our friends at COMVERT organize to present their new products (which is mostly clothing, but they are also into delicious food…). It’s great to watch few videos showing how the space we have designed few years ago looks like today.

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Unplugged Italy

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

UNPLUGGED ITALY, curated by Prof. Gennaro Postiglione and edited by LetteraVentidue is now available! The book originates from the exhibition and the lectures organized at the AHO last year and features 3 projects by studiometrico. You can browse a preview or buy the entire book here.

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and the winner is….

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

A million thanks to everyone who supported us!

bastard store wins the ArchDaily Building of the Year Award

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bastard store to become building of the year?

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

ArchDaily is for sure the most visited Architecture blog out there. On the 10th of May 2009 ArchDaily published a very comprehensive and beautifully edited post about our project bastard store and created a huge link between studiometrico, bastard and the world. That was just the beginning…

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Pocket exhibition and mini lecture in Oslo

Sunday, April 26th, 2009
Pic by Erica Borsa

Pic by Erica Borsa

On the 16th of April the ‘Pocket Exhibition’ Unplugged Italy, Italian Architecture in Oslo has opened in Oslo, Norway.

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A fistful of links

Friday, December 5th, 2008

During the weeks that followed ONLYWOOD, some attention was raised on COMVERT HQ. Curious people started to search, ask, talk and write about the project… This is a good thing for studiometrico, Bastard, Atelier LC and specially for Comvert, a fantastic company and an unforgettable client who’s kicking it hard in this ‘supposedly’ difficult moment. The web has been the most generous and reactive among all the media. If you want to know our opinion about the things that have been written… Read the rest of this entry »

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Sk8 Session @ COMVERT HQ

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Only 48 hours after the successful ONLYWOOD (the COMVERT Headquarter Grand Opening Party) we went back to Casacomvert for the first skate-session after the completion of the Bastard Bowl, the first skateable spaceship ever landed on earth. It was not surprising to find out that there was a martian skating upthere!

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Casacomvert !

Monday, December 24th, 2007


We are finally able to post an ‘almost’ complete set of pictures and drawings concerning a project that has kept us busy for more than one year: The new home of Comvert s.r.l, the italian clothing company that produces and distributes Bastard. Few years ago Comvert asked studiometrico to look for a location for its new headquarter in Milan; the place should have been large enough to host offices for 15-20 people, services, a big storage for their products and an indoor skatebowl for employees, team riders and friends. In spring 2005 we eventually found a Cinema theater from the 50′s that really suited Comvert needs and few months ago – after the conclusion of the refurbishment works – the company has moved into its new home: Casacomvert!

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Refurbishing a cinema theater in milan – 3

Monday, June 18th, 2007

We publish here some new pictures showing progress of the Cinema Istria building site. A new structure of terraced platforms cladded with larch wood panels will soon host the headquarter office spaces. The old floor of the mezzanine has been sanded, old paint has been removed and the pine planks have been taken to life again. Electrical, heating and cooling installations are almost completed and soon furnitures and finishings will complete the works. We look forward to see (and show) the end of it!


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Refurbishing a cinema theater in milan – 2

Monday, April 30th, 2007

After a couple of months of site works we publish here few pictures of the most ambitious of our current projects: converting a 1.300 sqm Cinema Theater into an unconventional office space for a young Milan-based clothing company. Architecture works and installations should be concluded within a month and the new headquarter should be available for its inhabitants by the summer. We’ll be able to tell and show more about this project as the building site progress.


[pic by: Nicolò Dragoni]

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